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SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)

What is SIBO? If you happen to google anything about gastrointestinal symptoms or tummy aches and bloating, you may have come across the term “SIBO” on numerous websites. The term “small intestinal bacterial overgrowth” or SIBO means that the small intestine has an abnormal buildup of bacteria that for some reason migrated from the colon

Breast Cancer Awareness

We all see a lot of pink ribbons in October and the topic of Breast cancer prevention is dear to my heart, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer and is a breast cancer survivor. There are so many questions about how to prevent breast cancer or any type of cancer, for example: 1. To

Functional vs Normal Labs

There are two lab ranges that coexist: pathological lab range and functional lab range. The pathological lab ranges are used to diagnose and see the progress of the disease. The functional lab range is used to see the first markers of the disease development. When I see a new patient and I hear “My previous

3 Reasons To See a Functional Medical Practitioner

1. The doctors you see say “you have nothing wrong” with you because your lab tests are normal. At the same time, you feel horribly fatigued, unable to function, and eager to find answers.   Unfortunately, I hear the above-mentioned statements too often. I encourage you not to give up and to look for a functional

Iron Deficiency, Hair Loss, Fatigue, and Thyroid – The Common Link

Hair loss, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and inability to function without 15 cups of coffee a day could be the signs of underperforming thyroid and/or iron deficiency. Unfortunately,  even if both thyroid and iron markers are checked, some important markers are missed. 1. Lab Testing. The common lab test includes screening for thyroid disorders (TSH, Free